S. Clive Mench

Sharron Clive Mench went to be with His Heavenly Father June 8, 2007, at Brady West Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Brady.’ His body was donated to science at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. A memorial for him is pending. ‘Clive was born July 3, 1923, in Richmond Hills, Queens County, New York. His parents were Alexander Kingsbury Mench and Jessie Wells Mench. He is survived by a son, Frederick Wells’ and wife, Debbie Mench, of Prescott Valley, Ariz.’ and Linda Elizabeth Mench and husband, Keith Sulzer, of Holbrook, N.Y.’Jacqueline, Rachael and Victoria Mench, and Samantha and Kelly Sulzer,’were his adoring granddaughters. Two sisters, Eloise Ficke of Mercury with whom he made his home since April 2001,’ and Nevada Hudson, of Grand Prairie, also survive. ‘Clive was a unique person.’ He supported himself for seven years by working in the YMCA in Jamaica, Long Island and New York while he attended high school and then three years of college at Peter Cooper Union College which was near the YMCA. ‘He was an electrical engineer and helped design and build nuclear power plants over the country, especially the ones in upper-state New York and West Virginia. The plant at Glen Rose was designed and built by the company for whom he worked. ‘He and his wife, Marilyn, of nearly 50 years, made their home on Long Island until her passing in 1999.’ Clive was a member of the Brady Presbyterian Church and loved listening to the singing of the choir.’ He was an Endowed Member of’ Brady AF&AM #628′ and Brady #167 Order of Eastern Star, Grand Chapter of Texas.’ ‘ He was an amateur photographer and had many slides made of his pictures along with pictures of his family and pet dog.

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